The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 61 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.99% 1.20% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.11% 6.45% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 3 6
Median daily rate £330 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £319 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.61% -10.50%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 124 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.85% 18.59% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 68 46
Median daily rate £331 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.55% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 48 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (48.96%) ITIL
3 46 (47.92%) Windows
4 45 (46.88%) Oracle
5 43 (44.79%) SC Cleared
6 42 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 41 (42.71%) Linux
7 41 (42.71%) High Availability
8 40 (41.67%) Unix
9 38 (39.58%) Clustering
10 37 (38.54%) Apache
11 36 (37.50%) Cisco
12 35 (36.46%) DNS
12 35 (36.46%) WebLogic
13 34 (35.42%) JBoss
13 34 (35.42%) HP
13 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
14 32 (33.33%) TCP/IP
15 31 (32.29%) SQL
15 31 (32.29%) Load Balancing
16 30 (31.25%) F5
17 27 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 27 (28.13%) Windows Server
17 27 (28.13%) J2EE
17 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
17 27 (28.13%) Sun
17 27 (28.13%) Veritas
17 27 (28.13%) iPlanet
18 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
18 26 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (38.54%) Apache
2 35 (36.46%) WebLogic
3 34 (35.42%) JBoss
4 27 (28.13%) iPlanet
4 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
5 26 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (12.50%) IIS
7 10 (10.42%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Office 365
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.46%) DNS
2 32 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.46%) DHCP
3 11 (11.46%) Kerberos
4 10 (10.42%) HTTP
4 10 (10.42%) HTTPS
4 10 (10.42%) iSCSI
4 10 (10.42%) NAS
4 10 (10.42%) SAN
5 8 (8.33%) LDAP
5 8 (8.33%) Network Security
5 8 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (8.33%) SSH
6 4 (4.17%) LAN
6 4 (4.17%) WAN
7 3 (3.13%) Wireless
8 2 (2.08%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.04%) IPsec
9 1 (1.04%) MPLS
9 1 (1.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MSI
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Administrator
3 10 (10.42%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Project Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Support
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) J2EE
2 24 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.58%) Clustering
2 11 (11.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.21%) CMDB
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) HACMP
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Linux
3 40 (41.67%) Unix
4 27 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 21 (21.88%) Solaris
6 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.63%) AIX
8 10 (10.42%) HPUX
8 10 (10.42%) SUSE
9 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.08%) zOS
11 1 (1.04%) CentOS
11 1 (1.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) ITIL
2 41 (42.71%) High Availability
3 31 (32.29%) Load Balancing
4 13 (13.54%) ITSM
5 12 (12.50%) Migration
6 10 (10.42%) Application Packaging
6 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.42%) Software Distribution
6 10 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.33%) OO
7 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.25%) Change Control
8 6 (6.25%) Change Management
8 6 (6.25%) CRM
8 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.21%) Escalation Management
9 5 (5.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) SQL
2 21 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.33%) Korn
4 8 (8.33%) Perl
4 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.21%) Jython
5 5 (5.21%) Python
6 2 (2.08%) JCL
6 2 (2.08%) REXX
7 1 (1.04%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (44.79%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.17%) Degree
6 4 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (3.13%) CCIE
7 3 (3.13%) CCNA
7 3 (3.13%) CCNP
7 3 (3.13%) MCITP
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
7 3 (3.13%) MCTS
8 2 (2.08%) CCDP
8 2 (2.08%) CCIP
8 2 (2.08%) CCSA
8 2 (2.08%) CCSE
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 42 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (13.54%) DFS Replication
4 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (10.42%) Terminal Services
6 8 (8.33%) NFS
7 4 (4.17%) GPFS
8 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.04%) KVM
9 1 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (10.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 10 (10.42%) OpenView
3 10 (10.42%) Perfmon
4 7 (7.29%) HP SIM
5 6 (6.25%) Puppet
6 5 (5.21%) BladeLogic
6 5 (5.21%) SCCM
6 5 (5.21%) SCOrch
7 4 (4.17%) WSUS
8 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Oracle
2 36 (37.50%) Cisco
3 34 (35.42%) HP
3 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
4 30 (31.25%) F5
5 27 (28.13%) Sun
5 27 (28.13%) Veritas
6 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.50%) Citrix
8 11 (11.46%) VMware
9 10 (10.42%) CheckPoint
9 10 (10.42%) Lotus
10 9 (9.38%) CA
11 6 (6.25%) IBM
11 6 (6.25%) Juniper
12 5 (5.21%) BMC
12 5 (5.21%) Dell
12 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.17%) Symantec
14 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat